Jeffrey Schiller


Jeffrey I. Schiller received his S.B. in Electrical Engineering (1979)
from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As MIT Network
Manager he has managed the MIT Campus Computer Network since its
inception in 1984. Prior to his work in the Network Group he
maintained MIT's Multics timesharing system during the time-frame of
the ArpaNet TCP/IP conversion. He is an author of MIT's Kerberos
Authentication system. Mr. Schiller is the Internet Engineering
Steering Group's (IESG) Area Director for Security. He is responsible
for overseeing security related Working Groups of the Internet
Engineering Task Force (IETF). He was responsible for releasing a
U.S. legal freeware version of the popular PGP encryption program.

Mr. Schiller is also responsible for the development and deployment of
an X.509 based Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) at MIT. He also is the
technical lead for the new Higher Education Certifying Authority being
operated by the Corporation for Research and Educational Networking

Mr. Schiller is also a founding member of the Steering Group of the
New England Academic and Research Network (NEARnet). NEARnet, now
part of GTE Internetworking, is a major nationwide Internet Service

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